FVSU alumni spotlight: Lillian Oglesby

A 2012 Fort Valley State University alumna is fighting to eradicate a disease impacting Florida citrus farmers.

Lillian Oglesby, who graduated with a bachelor’s degree in plant science and minor in biotechnology, works the frontline at the USDA’s Agricultural Research …

FVSU alumni spotlight: Braculus Johnson

For Braculus Johnson, earning a bachelor’s degree in political science at Fort Valley State University was not about achieving a personal goal; it was about teaching young people the importance of getting a college education.

Most people would say the …

FVSU alumni spotlight: Hollis Towns

This month’s Fort Valley State University alumni spotlight is one of America’s top media executives.

FVSU alum Hollis Towns is the executive editor and vice president for news at Asbury Park Press. Towns also is the former president for the

Alum Spotlight: John Levell Miles

June 15, 2015 – This month, Fort Valley State University alum spotlight will highlight John Levell Miles, who was recently named an extension agent for the Nacogdoches County Extension Service. He is part of the Prairie View A&M Cooperative Extension …

FVSU Alumni Spotlight: Tamara Brown Payne

April 24, 2015 – This month’s featured alum for the Wildcat Dreams is Dr. Tamara Brown Payne, a licensed therapist, certified counselor and holistic life coach/strategist. She is currently an assistant professor of Rehabilitation Counseling at Fort Valley State University.…

FVSU celebrates centenarian alum Wilhemina Marie Hardeman Collins

February 20, 2015 – Fort Valley State University celebrates centenarian alum Wilhelmina Marie Hardeman Collins.

Collins who was better known as “Marie” was born March 5, 1914 to Thomas Beauregard and Wilhelmina Califf Hardeman.  She is the third of eight

FVSU Alum Spotlight: Shanah Sharpe

Where are you from?

I am originally from Kingston, Jamaica. I moved to Atlanta, Ga. when I was fifteen years of age (tenth grade).

How did you end up at FVSU and when did you graduate?

I learned about Fort

Dr. Noel Matthews-Gardner

The Fort Valley State University Spotlight is featuring Dr. Noel Matthews-Gardener. The alumna earned her doctorate in computational chemistry in 2013. The 29-year-old is currently teaching as a chemistry professor at Hinds Community College. She currently conducts research in computational …

Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Noel Matthews-Gardner

December 21, 2014 – The Fort Valley State University Spotlight is featuring Dr. Noel Matthews-Gardener. The alumna earned her doctorate in computational chemistry in 2013. The 29-year-old is currently teaching as a chemistry professor at Hinds Community College. She currently …

Alumni Spotlight: Safira Sutton

November 7, 2014 –This issue, Fort Valley State University is featuring Safira Sutton, a doctoral student at the University of Georgia’s plant pathology program, as our featured alum.

Sutton recently received a $9,500 Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program